Tawharanui West End Track

Walking Track along the coastline with unique views.

This coastal walk starts at the hut at Anchor Bay and heads up the hills towards the predator-proof fence at the western end of the park for unique views of the coastline, nearby islands and the park itself.

What to expect:


Walking tracks will:

have easy to moderate grades with drained surfaces, generally consisting of a compacted and drained surfaces.
be well sign-posted with directional signs at track entrances and junctions and have safety signs where required.

Walking tracks may:

have steps on excessively steep areas.
have timber boardwalks and bridges over permanent wet areas and waterways.
have seats and maintained views at areas of interest.
Walking tracks should be suitable for people with reasonable fitness levels.


Distance:6.0 km           Time:1.5 hours               Wheelchair access:No              Pram access:No

Take State Highway 1 north to Warkworth. Follow the signs to Matakana. Just past Matakana turn right at the Omaha turn off, drive along Takatu Rd and the park is well sign posted. (Note: the last 6km of the route is a winding gravel road